Slow Motion Video Captures Light Moving

This amazing video from a Ted Talk shows off a new camera that can capture video at 1 trillion frames per second.  As a result, the camera can record the movement of light through space.  There are lots of potential applications for this technology as it develops, including medical imaging and military applications.

How do you see this technology being used in the future?

Dave Hill Slow Motion BTS

Check out the above behind-the-scenes video of a recent Dave Hill commercial shoot for the Fiat Abarth.  Motion elements for the shoot were captured with the super slo-mo Phantom Flex and Phantom Gold cameras, while the stills were shot with the Canon 5D Mark II and Hasselblad H3D-50.

The DP behind the motion side of the shoot was Brandon Lippard, who also shot one of Doritos Crash the Superbowl winning commercials back it 2010.  Remember this one? [Read more...]

JVC GC-PX10 Officially Announced for US Availability

JVC GC-PX10

The JVC GC-PX10 is officially slated for release this month in the US.  The PX10 is very similar to the PX1 we saw earlier this year at CES 2011.

The GC-PX10 features a 12.75MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor and captures 1080/60p video at a 36Mbps sample rate.  The 10x zoom lens covers an equivalent focal range of 43.3-433mm when shooting video and 37.4-374mm when shoots stills. [Read more...]